Parents' Guide to

Fallen Angels

By Monica Wyatt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

A violent but unvarnished portrayal of the war in Vietnam.

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age 16+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 18+


If you would actually take the time to read this book! So much profanity! Many nasty remarks on women. Hate. Use of alcohol and drugs. Please check what it is that your child is reading.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
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age 17+

Did like it a first!! But know its good

when I read this book it was good. IT not for kids because it has bad words and a lot of blowing up. how ever for 17 and up it is a ver good book. At first i did like the book bcasue it was about war but when getting closer to the end it got better. The solders have good realtionship because they fought together. this book has a very good thing to it some part are bad but its good. You should read it!!!!!!!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (19 ):

Reading FALLEN ANGELS can be an intense experience, one that even reluctant readers may appreciate. This highly realistic depiction of young soldiers fighting the ground war in Vietnam was one of the first books to illuminate that war for young people. Today's adolescents, who were born after the Vietnam War, may not know much about it -- but that's OK because this book focuses on the experiences of the soldiers, not on the history of the war. Myers has the ability to make readers care about his characters and see them as real human beings. Ultimately, this is a vivid and unvarnished portrayal of the war in Vietnam.

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